Garb Fest - NYTimes.com Got a girl crush on: “The Nutty-Dressers” - Suzanne Golden, Patricia Fox, Lynn Yaeger, Iris Apfel, and Tziporah Salamon Oh. My. Word. It’s like a girl crush EXPLOSION. Lynn Yaeger invites Suzanne Golden, Patricia Fox, Iris Apfel and Tziporah Salamon for a “nutty-dressers” luncheon at the Carlyle Hotel to pick their jewel-and-sequin-encrusted brains. If I were seated next to their table, I’d be endlessly sneaking photos of them and eavesdropping like hell: So how did it all begin for you? I ask the ladies, who are busy fussing with the tea and looking one another up and down. (It should be noted that I am dressed very simply for the occasion, in a Gaultier dress printed with fish scales over a Bottega Veneta skirt so wide it might have daunted Marie Antoinette.) Fox gives her shoulder-grazing LaCroix earrings a toss (because her outfit needed one more thing?) and says seriously, “I am consistent. My outward appearance goes with my inward feelings. My spirit is timeless; my age doesn’t matter. It’s a reflection of my mood.” Can it be possible that I want to be like all five of these ladies when I grow up?

Garb Fest - NYTimes.com

Got a girl crush on: “The Nutty-Dressers” - Suzanne Golden, Patricia Fox, Lynn Yaeger, Iris Apfel, and Tziporah Salamon

Oh. My. Word. It’s like a girl crush EXPLOSION. Lynn Yaeger invites Suzanne Golden, Patricia Fox, Iris Apfel and Tziporah Salamon for a “nutty-dressers” luncheon at the Carlyle Hotel to pick their jewel-and-sequin-encrusted brains. If I were seated next to their table, I’d be endlessly sneaking photos of them and eavesdropping like hell:

So how did it all begin for you? I ask the ladies, who are busy fussing with the tea and looking one another up and down. (It should be noted that I am dressed very simply for the occasion, in a Gaultier dress printed with fish scales over a Bottega Veneta skirt so wide it might have daunted Marie Antoinette.) Fox gives her shoulder-grazing LaCroix earrings a toss (because her outfit needed one more thing?) and says seriously, “I am consistent. My outward appearance goes with my inward feelings. My spirit is timeless; my age doesn’t matter. It’s a reflection of my mood.”

Can it be possible that I want to be like all five of these ladies when I grow up?

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